see also: BRAT
  • (British) IPA: /bɹat/
  • (America) enPR: brăt, IPA: /bɹæt/

brat (plural brats)

  1. (pejorative slang) A child who is regarded as mischievous, unruly, spoiled, or selfish.
    Get that little brat away from me!
  2. (slang) A son or daughter (at any age) of an active military service member.
    an army brat
  3. a Turbot or flatfish
  4. (historic) A rough cloak or ragged garment
  5. (obsolete, UK, Scotland, dialect) A coarse kind of apron for keeping the clothes clean; a bib.
  6. (obsolete) The young of an animal.
Synonyms Translations Pronunciation
  • (America) enPR: brŏt, IPA: /bɹɑt/

brat (plural brats)

  1. (informal) bratwurst

brat (plural brats)

  1. (mining) A thin bed of coal mixed with pyrites or carbonate of lime.
  1. (military) Acronym of Born, Raised, And Transferred


brat (uncountable)

  1. Initialism of bananas, rice, apple sauce, toast: the basis of a diet formerly recommended for an upset stomach.

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